Pigs roasted alive in coronavirus mass-extermination, probe uncovers

Posted by on May 29, 2020 6:52 pm
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Iowa’s largest pork producer has killed thousands of pigs with a gruesome mass-extermination method amid a coronavirus-fueled oversupply — slowly roasting and suffocating the animals to death, an investigation revealed Friday. Iowa Select Farms was caught on camera using the disturbing so-called “ventilation shutdown,” where farmers close off airways to the hogs and pump hot…